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$6 Million Verdict for SOX Whistleblower Leads to Malpractice Suit Against Defense Counsel

Playboy Enterprises is suing its former defense counsel Sheppard Mullin after being hit with a $6 million jury verdict in a SOX whistleblower case, the highest jury award in a SOX case to date. In Zulfer v. Playboy...more

Perils of Ambiguity in Rule 68 Offer of Judgment

by Pavlack Law, LLC on

Through the recent employment law 7th Cir. decision in Sanches v. Prudential Pizza, Inc. we examine the danger of failing to be sufficiently specific and clear in a Rule 68 offer of judgment which there resulted in the...more

Honorarios de abogado y recurso directo de revisión, artículo 454.bis LEC

by María Luján López on

Publicado en VLex 16/05/2012 El motivo de este trabajo, es expresar y fundamentar acabadamente el parecer contrario, haciéndonos eco,nada menos, que de la voz de autoridad de la Sala de lo Civil del TS, en distintas...more

Appellate Court Holds Educational Malpractice Claims Not Cognizable in Illinois

by Franczek Radelet P.C. on

In a case of first impression, the First District Appellate Court recently held in Waugh v. Morgan Stanley and Co., Inc. that the tort of “educational malpractice,” also called “negligent instruction,” is not a cognizable...more

La responsabilità' professionale dello psichiatra

by Flavio Stella on

La responsabilita' professionale dello psichiatra non si differenzia da quella degli altri medici....more

Professional Self-Regulation or Witness Intimidation?

by Matthew Passen on

Matthew Passen discusses the increased use of medical society "peer review" authority to discipline what the medical societies deem to be unethical or improper medical expert testimony in medical malpractice cases. Mr....more

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